from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- interjection Used to say good night to someone, especially to a child, who is going to bed.
- noun The act of going to bed or of putting a child to bed.
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- noun idiomatic, baby-talk, childish
Bedtimefor a toddler, going to sleep, going to bed.
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Time for beddy-bye now, big boy, and someday, if you're very, very good, Santa Clause just might bring you a brain for Christmas.
Brendon, who has a teaching credential remember, assumed that the lights just going out in a windowless house, plunging them all into total darkness, was merely Big Brother's way of telling them it was time for beddy-bye.
Red wine and candlelight would complete the illusion of a romantic anniversary dinner, and then, as she had come to call her plan, “beddy-bye.”
I am so glad to still be chained to the computer, yet finished with my blog post so I caught yours before beddy-bye.
Someone give him his medicine and his hot toddy and send him off to beddy-bye.
I then inquire as to whether or not they need an agent of the government to clean their bottoms after relieving themselves albeit phrased less delicately, or give them a bottle and tuck them into their cribs for beddy-bye time.
I plan on seeing it at 3:28AM when the younglings are in beddy-bye and I have had my eighth "Twilight Cocktail" Red Bull and Milk - yummers!
Yep, dat owtta du it juss perfektlii… thyme furr beddy-bye fur teh beri wet possum-mom…
Yawwwnnnn! sowwy! iz not dat ai iz bored but mai eyes feel laik dey wanna go beddy-bye, so nitey nite tu all, anna speciul welcome agin tu teh nu cheez-dragonz!
I has eerly wurk tomorrey, so hasto go beddy-bye soon.